Period
to 24 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Banking
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Banking 101 221 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.76% 38.04% 12.22%
As % of the General category 47.87% 54.57% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 207 22
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +37.50% +26.32%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £106
90th Percentile £490 £471 £399
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.95% +5.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% -20.97%

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 211 405 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.65% 69.71% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 375 48
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +28.91% +9.87%
10th Percentile £255 £284 £151
90th Percentile £526 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.69% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.25 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £11.12 £11.40 £13.25
90th Percentile £25.95 £18.87 £32.35
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +14.98%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -4 89 £431 +4.48% 6
County Londonderry - 1 £638 -
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Banking.

1 79 (78.22%) Finance
2 49 (48.51%) Java
2 49 (48.51%) SQL
3 48 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (29.70%) Oracle
4 30 (29.70%) Multithreading
4 30 (29.70%) Test Automation
5 26 (25.74%) Front Office
6 25 (24.75%) Relational Database
7 24 (23.76%) C#
8 23 (22.77%) OO
8 23 (22.77%) Spring
8 23 (22.77%) Low Latency
9 22 (21.78%) Investment Banking
9 22 (21.78%) Unix
9 22 (21.78%) .NET
10 19 (18.81%) Data Structures
11 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
12 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
13 15 (14.85%) MVC
13 15 (14.85%) TDD
13 15 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (13.86%) WPF
15 13 (12.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (12.87%) Equities
15 13 (12.87%) SOA
15 13 (12.87%) OOP
16 12 (11.88%) Web Services
16 12 (11.88%) DB2
16 12 (11.88%) Hibernate

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (9.90%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.93%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.95%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.95%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) npm
1 1 (0.99%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) DHCP
1 3 (2.97%) DNS
1 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.75%) Relational Database
2 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.88%) DB2
4 10 (9.90%) RDBMS
5 8 (7.92%) Big Data
5 8 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.97%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.99%) QlikView
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Git (software)
1 8 (7.92%) Jenkins
1 8 (7.92%) JIRA
1 8 (7.92%) JUnit
2 6 (5.94%) Grunt
2 6 (5.94%) Maven
3 5 (4.95%) Bower
3 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.95%) Jasmine
3 5 (4.95%) Selenium
3 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.98%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.98%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.99%) gulp
6 1 (0.99%) webpack
General
1 79 (78.22%) Finance
2 26 (25.74%) Front Office
3 22 (21.78%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Military
6 1 (0.99%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (77.23%) Developer
2 46 (45.54%) Java Developer
3 43 (42.57%) Senior Developer
4 34 (33.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (17.82%) .NET Developer
6 16 (15.84%) Analyst
6 16 (15.84%) C# Developer
7 12 (11.88%) Front Office Developer
8 10 (9.90%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (8.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Agile Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Senior Agile Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 7 (6.93%) Business Analyst
11 7 (6.93%) Talend Developer
12 6 (5.94%) DB2 Developer
12 6 (5.94%) Full Stack Developer
13 5 (4.95%) Senior C# Developer
13 5 (4.95%) Senior WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.77%) Spring
2 22 (21.78%) .NET
3 14 (13.86%) WPF
4 12 (11.88%) Hibernate
4 12 (11.88%) JSON
4 12 (11.88%) RESTful
4 12 (11.88%) WCF
4 12 (11.88%) Web Services
5 10 (9.90%) .NET Framework
5 10 (9.90%) JSP
6 8 (7.92%) AngularJS
6 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.92%) J2EE
7 7 (6.93%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (6.93%) ADO.NET
7 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (6.93%) JMS
7 7 (6.93%) WF
8 6 (5.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Data Structures
2 13 (12.87%) Equities
3 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.92%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.95%) Derivative
6 5 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.97%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.99%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.99%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Unix
2 11 (10.89%) Linux
3 8 (7.92%) Windows
4 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.99%) Solaris
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.70%) Multithreading
2 30 (29.70%) Test Automation
3 23 (22.77%) Low Latency
3 23 (22.77%) OO
4 15 (14.85%) MVC
4 15 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (14.85%) TDD
5 13 (12.87%) OOP
5 13 (12.87%) SOA
6 12 (11.88%) Functional Programming
7 11 (10.89%) Electronic Trading
8 9 (8.91%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis
9 8 (7.92%) Scrum
10 7 (6.93%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.93%) Project Management
10 7 (6.93%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.51%) Java
1 49 (48.51%) SQL
2 24 (23.76%) C#
3 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.90%) Python
5 7 (6.93%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.93%) C++
5 7 (6.93%) Korn
5 7 (6.93%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.94%) Java 8
7 1 (0.99%) ES6
7 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Degree
2 8 (7.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.97%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.99%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 30 (29.70%) Oracle
2 7 (6.93%) IBM
2 7 (6.93%) Sybase
2 7 (6.93%) Talend
3 5 (4.95%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.97%) Bloomberg
4 3 (2.97%) Citrix
4 3 (2.97%) Reuters
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.99%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.99%) Sun